Working moms and dads in Madison: Do you realize that we’re only one week away from Spring Break in Madison? It’s a pity that we don’t’ get a break as well, but that’s the reality and most of us scramble to find a way to keep our children busy and safe during this week. I’ve scoured the Internet to find some ideas for you. Hope they help!
Combining learning with fun is always a good idea and the folks at Wisconsin Youth are experts at it. Enroll the little ones in the Inventor’s Workshop, held at Thoreau Elementary. The all-day program (7:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.) runs from March 21 to the 25th. On the 23rd, they’ll go on a field trip to the UW Physics Museum. Learn more and register a.s.a.p. online at WisconsinYouthCompany.org.
Madison Children’s Museum
If your child has a variety of interests, the Spring Break Camp at Madison Children’s Museum may be ideal. Here, he or she will enjoy everything from cooking and fashion to technology and art. Morning camps run from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. and those in the afternoon are held from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. You can learn more on the Madison Children’s Museum website.
This one is filling fast so jump on over to the Dane County Humane Society’s website to enroll your child in Camp Pawprint Spring Break. Recommended for kids age 7 to 13, this one is ideal for the animal lover. The kids enjoy interacting with the animals, group games, animal crafts and more. They’ll also learn at Camp Pawprint – humane education lessons and daily presentations from Madison animal experts. This camp runs from March 21 to March 25.
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Give your child the gift of an entire week of adventure and learning at Aldo Leopold Nature Center. On the first day, for instance (Sweet Home Wisconsin) children will learn about bees and honey and maple syruping – Wisconsin style. Register online here.